There was something fishy going on in Rome on Saturday... Tens of thousands of people - many with fish-shaped posters - packed Rome's Piazza San Giovanni as part of a grassroots movement known as the "sardines" against League's leader Matteo Salvini's politics.
While some money was recovered from the many millions that Lou Pearlman took, it was a small fraction of what investors had lost – in some cases, their life savings.
Pearlman’s conglomerate was little more than an empty shell and the investors’ money had fueled his lavish lifestyle and his boy band business.
People who grew up with Pearlman said he lied often. Pearlman later took a great interest in music but in the meantime started a blimp advertising business.
The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to take up three separate cases - all dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his financial records - including tax returns - out of the hands of Democrats and a New York prosecutor. The court will hold oral arguments in March, with
Stocks on Wall Street ended the day near the flat line on Friday after the U.S. and China confirmed they finalized a partial trade deal originally announced in October. Markets were whipsawed after the deal was revealed but then steadied... as investors
With the Federal Reserve on hold for the foreseeable future and Chairman Jerome Powell making it clear the Fed will be looking at inflation to determine when interest rates should change... That keeps the spotlight on the Fed's preferred measure of inflation. The personal consumption
The market response was muted, according to Brusca, because most on Wall Street expected Sunday's U.S. tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese-made goods would be scrapped.
Former Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected Algeria's new president on Friday (December 13)-- with authorities hopeful his appointment will end months of turmoil. The 74-year-old campaigned as a 'technocrat' - who had proven his integrity by being sacked
Just days after Finland's new women-led government came to power- finance minister Katri Kulmuni has faced an embarrassing gaffe. The 32-year-old asked her Instagran followers to vote on a informal poll on whether the government should allow Finnish women with links to Islamic State
Poland has been left out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement by the EU, after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member states. The Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland had demanded more funds for economic transition and support for nuclear power.
Former US President Barack Obama said Friday the Paris Agreement on climate change may fall short of expectations but that it is still the way forward to raise global standards and make businesses invest in clean energy. (Dec. 13)
The EU Leaders, who were in Brussels for an EU summit without Johnson on Friday (December 13), said they now wanted a quick divorce and to move on to talks on a free-trade accord with the EU, even if they are likely to be difficult. A so-called orderly Brexit with a transition
Britain's retail sector stocks were boosted by Boris Johnson's election win on Friday (December 13), as investors now expect better consumer sentiment and spending in the holiday season. Shares in the UK's four biggest supermarket groups were up. Tesco jumped over
Boris Johnson swept back into Downing Street on Friday (December 13) morning. The Conservative Party leader returned as Prime Minister after a sweeping win in the UK general election. And the reaction on markets was clear. By early Friday Sterling was up about
The U.S. House vote to move forward with impeaching President Donald Trump was delayed. A hearing on Thursday - lasted more than 14 hours. But as the clock ticked towards midnight, Democratic Judiciary chair Jerry Nadler sent lawmakers home. (SOUNDBITE) (English
Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday (December 13) that will allow him to end three years of political paralysis and take Britain out of the European Union within weeks. The Brexit divorce represents Britain's biggest political and economic gamble
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed at record highs on Thursday, propelled by news that a trade deal was in the works. A source told Reuters that the White House had reached a 'phase 1' deal with Beijing. Meanwhile new economic data showed producer prices were unchanged
Heading into the threat of a new round of tit for tat tariffs this weekend between the U.S. and China - the world's two biggest economies have a deal to resolve their 17-month trade war... well...in principle - at least that's what a source is telling Reuters.
Authorities now consider the attack an “act of domestic terrorism” after two suspects killed a police officer and then three civilians inside a kosher market.
With the violence of a months-long protest raging around her, an Iraqi grandmother has taken up the cause. (SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) PROTEST VOLUNTEER UM SALWAN, SAYING: "I am 70 years old and I am fighting with them. They are protesting and I am also a protester."
Among his other predictions, the Federal Reserve rate cuts delivered in 2019 will bear fruit in 2020 and the U.S. presidential election will lead to more fiscal stimulus no matter which political party is in the White House.
"The evidence points toward acts of hate," Grewal said. "I can confirm that we are investigating this matter as potential acts of domestic terror, fueled both by anti-Semitism and anti-law enforcement beliefs." Six people, including the man and woman who carried out the